Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

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Boundless’ global customer base uses the OpenGeo Suite, a complete open source geospatial web services stack, to deploy solutions for web mapping, transportation, telecommunications, open government, and a diverse range of other solutions.

Embracing Open Source Workloads with Windows Server 2016

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You may be surprised to learn that Microsoft has embraced open source in Windows Server 2016 and across applications and development tools. Watch this video learn how you can work with Linux and other Open Source platforms and applications with Windows Server 2016.

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Microsoft Joins Hot Open Source PaaS Project Cloud Foundry

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The once notoriously anti-open source company has realized it's making tons of money in the cloud thanks to open source software. Cloud Design Microsoft Open SourceRead More.

NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub

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They are: geoevents: The GeoEvents project is a dynamic and customizable open source web presence that provides a common operational picture to consolidate activities, manage content, and provides a single point of discovery. By Bob Gourley.

Open source storage hits the mainstream

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Open source storage has gained mainstream acceptance in high performance computing, analytics, object storage, cloud (OpenStack) and NAS use, but can it crack the enterprise

Intel Finally Releases Its Rack Scale Design to Open Source

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Just a few weeks ahead of its upcoming IDF conference in San Francisco, Intel announced Thursday that the data center asset utilization platform it has been assembling since 2013 is now ready to be shared with the open source community.

Mellanox Open-Sources Its Network Processor Platform

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In a move designed to seed a new ecosystem around its line of NPS line of network processor units (NPU), including its 400 Gbps NPS-400 model, Mellanox Technologies on Wednesday announced its launch of an open source initiative, and the release of an SDK, called OpenNPU. Networking Open Compute ASIC mellanox Mellanox NPS-400 open source NPU

Open Source Technologies Provide Cloud-Ready Big Data Control

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If you''re working with big data, it''s time to look at some powerful, cloud-ready, open-source technologies. Big Data Cloud Computing Big data cloud open source Bill Kleyman looks at eight technology projects that can help make sense of the explosion of data.

NGA and DigitalGlobe Release Powerful Application To Community Under Open Source License

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Sharing the application with the open source community helps accelerate its potential to become the standard for storing, enriching and analyzing massive amounts of raster data in a distributed cloud environment. By Bob Gourley.

Using Open Source Solutions for Cloud-Ready Big Data Management

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Open source big data management can help rein in today''s massive and massively distributed volume of data. Big Data Cloud Computing Big data cloud open source Read More.

Deck and resources: Open Source + Microsoft Azure

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Thank you to those who attended my webcast event on Open Source + Microsoft Azure last week. It was a great opportunity to discuss and demonstrate the broad support that's available on the Azure cloud platform for Open Source software solutions! In this article, I'm providing a copy of the deck we used for our session, as well as a set of additional resources that may be helpful in your continued learning and preparation around Open Source scenarios with Azure.

The cloud could drive open source out of the enterprise

David Linthicum

For a decade, there’s a question that just won’t go away: Is the cloud killing open source? Open source software has been the backbone of enterprise platforms for a long time—remember the LAMP stack of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Perl? But consuming open source software via the cloud could change open source’s enterprise footprint. [ Free’ open source is not cheaper.

what every open source project needs

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In the last few years open source has transformed the software industry. From Android to Wikipedia, open source is everywhere, but how does one succeed in it? While open source projects come in all shapes and sizes and all forms of governance, no matter what kind of project you’re a part of, there are a set of fundamentals that lead to success. What Every Successful Open Source Project Needs. Open Source is taking over the world.

Most Facebook Open Source Developers Don’t Work for Facebook

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Virtual machine HHVM among social network’s five most popular open source projects Read More. Facebook Featured Open Compute Technology Virtualization

Platform9 Raises $22M to Make Open Source Cloud Infrastructure Tech Easier

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Business Cloud Open Source StartupsHPE, Redpoint, Menlo participate in Series C round led by Canvas Read More.

How Open Source is Changing Data Center Networking

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As telcos race to virtualize networks, open source communities are where networks of the future are forged Read More. Connectivity Equinix Facebook Featured Infrastructure Networking Virtualization

Facebook to Open Source Custom AI Hardware

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Blades Facebook Featured HPC Open ComputeBig Sur server spreads neural network training across eight Nvidia Tesla GPUs Read More.

Red Hat launches open source hyper-converged infrastructure

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Infrastructure bundles OS, hypervisor and storage software components from the open source distributor and is aimed at SMEs and remote office use cases

Guide to Facebook’s Open Source Data Center Hardware

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Mark Zuckerberg’s social networking giant is the world’s biggest open source hardware design factory Read More. Blades Cooling Data Center Design Facebook Featured Networking Open Compute Power Storage

Open source helps Schiphol fly to multi-clouds

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Amsterdam airport Schiphol is utilising open source software to create and use a multi-cloud platform with an open API

Microsoft PowerShell Goes Open Source

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It will also now be available on Linux Read More. Shared

Why Should Data Center Operators Care About Open Source?

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Open tech community leaders make the case for open source in the data center Read More. Blades Cloud Computing Data Center Design Featured Infrastructure Networking Open Compute Storage

Debunking the Myths of the Open Source Community

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When it comes to the open source community, there are certainly ingrained perceptions around open source software development and its leaders. Industry Perspectives Open Compute Open-Xchange

Facebook Makes Open Source Networking a Reality

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Facebook Featured Networking Open Compute All pieces of disaggregated data center network stack now in place Read More.

Russia Weighs Replacing IBM, Microsoft With Open-Source Software

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Duma is drafting a bill to restrict government agencies from buying licensed software, giving preference to open-source software. Read More. Europe Government IBM Microsoft Oracle Technology

EMC’s Joshua Bernstein on When to Deploy Open Source

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Open source or closed? Cost might be the last thing to consider when making that call. Read More. Blades EMC Shared

Linux Foundation: Open Source is Eating the Software World

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OpenStack Summit: Competent management of open source software is a new must for modern enterprises Read More. Cloud Computing Enterprise

how to be a good open source community member

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A friend of mine who is a very talented writer recently became intrigued with open source and asked me to help her to understand how to be a good open source community member. Open source is one of the most unusual things in the world. Over the years I’ve learned 3 rules that, when followed, are sure to make you a good open source citizen. Not only is this a good rule for open source, but it’s also a good rule for life.

Walmart's cloud is open source for the wrong reasons

David Linthicum

Last week, Walmart announced it will open-source the cloud technology it has built up following its acquisition of OneOp about two years ago. Walmart says it will upload the source code to GitHub by 2016. Now Walmart is moving the battle to the cloud, with Walmart basically declaring that Amazon Web Services means cloud lock-in that enterprises can avoid if they use the open source Walmart technology instead. Walmart Stores is entering into cloud computing.

Majority of open source has security flaws

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Software audit highlights major security weaknesses across all open source software

Netflix Updates Open Source Projects with Docker Containers, More

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Program overhaul aimed at making collaboration with open source developers easier Read More. Shared

Equinix VP: New Power Models Make Open Source Necessary

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Equinix Facebook Featured Networking Kaladhar Voruganti open compute project Telecom Infra Project

Open-sourced Technology Levels the Playing Field Between Tech Giants and Startups

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The contest between proprietary technology and open source has been ongoing for a decade.Today, some of the most premium technology is open-sourced and free. Even Google's highly prized Borg software is becoming open-sourced. Great benefits with open-source.